About

Erika Myrick

Studio Owner & Head Coach

Erika started dancing in studio when she was in 1st Grade. She joined the Forest Grove High School Vikettes as an incoming Freshman, becoming the Captain in her Senior Year.

After High School, she attended Western Oregon University and danced with their dance team for two years.

From 2001-2005, she coached the Dallas High School Dance Team before coming home to Forest Grove.

Head Coach of the Vikettes since 2014, Erika wanted to create a studio experience that would prepare dancers to perform at a competitive level. 

Coaches and Teachers

Miss Abby

Dancing since the age of 3, Miss Abby loves to dance!  She danced for the Vikettes her entire High School career and transitioned to helping teach dancers before she even graduated. She enjoys helping dancers grow with confidence and skills that allow them to showcase the best of themselves.

Miss Kaylinn

Miss Kaylinn started dancing at age 7, but didn’t become competitive until age 11. In high school, Miss Kaylinn joined the Vikettes, and by her senior year was a varsity captain. She has 3 years of instructing experience and 2 years of coaching experience. Teaching dance is a passion of hers and she absolutely loves being a part of the dance family, it has changed her for the better.

Kaylinn would like to spread the love of dance to anyone and everyone.

Miss Bree

She may not have started dancing before High School, but Miss Bree is devoted to dancing herself and teaching others the love of the art. Miss Bree is an avid believer in goal setting and challenging yourself. She loves to see kids growing into themselves and to see the passion and love in their faces when they dance. Dance is a game of who wants it more, and who is going to work hardest for it, and Miss Bree is here to encourage kiddos to make the conscious decision to work for something they want!

Assistant Coaches

Miss Tommie-ann

Team Technique Coach

Miss Tommie-Ann has been dancing since she was a toddler, and has dedicated her life to sharing her passion with others. She is classically trained in ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern, tap and acrobatics. Tommie-Ann began competing in dance in the 8th grade and holds awards in solo, duo and group routines at multiple studio competitions. As captain of the Vikettes in 2015-2016, she brought home “all star” dance and kick awards at thunderbird dance camp and also made the All State team with ODDC. She is now a certified personal trainer and fitness coach, who lives to make people stronger physically and mentally. Although, her number one passion will always be dancing. Her goal is to share that with young dancers through well rounded, technical and positive education.

Miss Rachel

Senior Team Assistant Coach

Rachel started dancing as a Junior in High School as a member of the Forest Grove High School Vikette Danceteam.  She immediately fell in love with the art of dance.  Her natural abilities propelled her to keep growing and exploring the world of dance.  She is proud to be back in a studio sharing her love of dance with the next generations.  It is one of her greatest joys in life to see a dancer set a goal and help them reach it.  It is not about being perfect the first time but continuing to push yourself to at least be better than you were the day before.  We can all do great things!  Good – Better – Best – Never Let it Rest!!

 

All photos courtesy of A Life Condensed Photography

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